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penitencia
-penance
,punishment
See the entry forpenitencia.
penitencia
Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofpenitenciar.
penitencia
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofpenitenciar.

penitencia

penitencia(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (religious)
a. penance
Sara está rezando un rosario en penitencia por sus pecados.Sara is praying a rosary in penance for her sins.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(penalty)
a. punishment
Como penitencia, los padres de Carlos dijeron que tenía prohibido ver la tele durante el fin de semana.As a punishment, Carlos's parents said he wasn't allowed to watch TV over the weekend.
3. (in games) (Andes)
a. forfeit
Si te equivocas, pierdes el turno y tienes que pagar una penitencia.If you make a mistake, you lose your turn and have to pay a forfeit.
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penitencia
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. penance
hacer penitenciato do penance
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penitencia
1 (estado) penitence
2 (castigo) penance
en penitencia as a penance; imponer una penitencia a algn to give sb a penance; hacer penitencia to do penance;por for;
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